Walter Ireland

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameWalter Godfrey•Ireland
Used nameWalter•Ireland
Born25 April 1882 in Rathmines, Dublin (IRL)
Died2 November 1932 in Liverpool, England (GBR)
NOC Ireland


Walter “Bunny” Ireland competed in many local competitions in Ireland, including representing the nation at the Tailteann Games. Ireland also played at the 1922 Ireland Senior International. He later moved to Liverpool. Only two months before his death, Ireland competed at the Welsh Covered Courts Championship.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1924 Summer Olympics Tennis IRL Walter Ireland
Singles, Men (Olympic) =61
Doubles, Mixed (Olympic) Phoebe Blair-White =15
Doubles, Men (Olympic) D'Arcy McCrea =29